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US President Biden bans Russian oil & gas

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US PRESIDENT Joe Biden announced yesterday the country is banning Russian oil and gas in response to Russia’s ‘Special Military Operation’ in Ukraine. Biden said...

Canadian grocery workers strike

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THE employees of a Your Independent Grocer (YIG) franchise – in Cornwall, Ontario – have been on strike since November 23rd, as employer and...

Democrats Shaken By Trump Vote

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THE US presidential election is on a knife edge, with Republican President Trump and his Democrat rival Joe Biden both claiming to have won. Trump...

UK committed ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ over Chagossians return

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THE UK committed ‘crimes against humanity’ by refusing to allow Chagos Islanders to return to their homes on the Chagos Islands, which is now...

Tsipras Calls General Election

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

‘Save The Children’ Condemn Israeli Army Child Killers!

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SAVE the Children has condemned the excessive use of force by Israeli forces against children in the occupied Palestinian territory, which has resulted in...

Israeli forces assassinate three Nablus Palestinians

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ISRAELI special forces killed three Palestinians and arrested another in the city of Nablus in the northern part of the occupied West Bank yesterday....

Israel Slaughters Gaza Women And Children!

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A PALESTINIAN mother and her three children were among the ten latest victims of the ongoing Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip. A barrage of...

ICC MUST HOLD THE ISRAELI LEADERS AND SOLDIERS ACCOUNTABLE! says Human Rights Monitor

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A NEW report documenting several violations of international humanitarian law committed by Israel during its recent military attack on the Gaza Strip from 10-21...

Iran warns UK over ‘terror designations’

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THE UK is using ‘terror designations’ as a tool to criminalise grassroot support for Palestine,’ Iran has warned. Iran was reacting to Tory Home Secretary...

World Climate Strike!

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MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

French Police Chokehold Mutiny!

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NATIONWIDE demonstrations in France on Tuesday demanding better pay and resources for health workers were the subject of repeated police attacks. 18,000 people attended demonstrations...

Israeli military attack anti-annexation protest

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ISRAELI forces cracked down on an anti-annexation protest yesterday which was heading towards Khirbet Humsa al-Fawqa village, near Tubas in the northern Jordan Valley,...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land grab

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ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...

59 killed & 296 wounded in Israeli attack on Gaza

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THREE days of Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip left 59 Palestinians dead by noon yesterday local time, including 14 children and three women,...

Palestinian PM Shtayyeh calls for international action now! – Hunger striker Hisham Abu Hawwash...

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PALESTINIAN Premier Mohammad Shtayyeh yesterday called for international intervention to secure the release of a dying hunger-striking prisoner. He told the weekly cabinet session in...

UKRAINE WAR BOOSTS INFLATION! – says World Bank President

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THE war in Ukraine is ‘a catastrophe’ for the world which will cut global economic growth and boost inflation, the president of the World...

‘A MOMENTOUS BREAKTHROUGH!’ – ICC to investigate Israeli war crimes

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AMNESTY International (AI) described yesterday’s decision by Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), to open a formal investigation into the situation...

Sheikh Jarrah resident is threatening to blow up his home rather than leave it!

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ON MONDAY a Palestinian man carried a gas canister onto the roof of his home in occupied Jerusalem as his family faced eviction. The Sheikh...

General strike across Palestine today! ‘Recall Israeli ambassadors’ – Palestinian PM Shtayyeh

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A GENERAL strike has been called for today across the whole of Palestine. The call began from Palestinians living and working in Israel and was...

Syrian Army launches fresh Idlib offensive!

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SYRIA yesterday began an offensive to take back its entire territory launching a new assault on Idlib, the last part of Syria still controlled...

US CIVIL WAR! – Trump vows to send federal officers into NY, Chicago and...

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US PRESIDENT Trump announced yesterday that he is sending ‘a surge of federal security forces to US cities in a crackdown on crime’. Chicago, New...

Sweden to re-open Assange investigation

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YESTERDAY Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced that an investigation into a rape allegation made against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange in...

‘US Troops Must Leave Iraq’ Say 170 Lawmakers

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ONE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY IRAQI lawmakers have signed a draft bill, demanding the withdrawal of US military forces from the country following the assassination...

Biden opts for super-inflation!

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US President Joe Biden has released his first annual budget – a $6tn (£4.2tn) spending plan that includes steep tax increases. The bumper proposal would...

‘Any movement of NATO to the East is unacceptable’ says President Putin

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‘OUR actions will not depend on negotiations they will depend on the unconditional compliance with the Russian security demands in a historic context. ‘We have...

Trump declares National Emergency! – ‘US will never crush us’ says Huawei boss

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PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared a National Emergency to protect US computer networks from ‘foreign adversaries’. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

Turkish invasion escalates! – condemned by 13 UK unions

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ON THE SECOND day of the Turkish invasion of Syria, after a massive bombing raid striking northern Syria over 180 times, killing at least...

Indian farmers: tens of thousands rise up!

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TENS of thousands of farmers drove in a convoy of tractors yesterday into the Indian capital during national Republic Day celebrations as part of...

‘IT IS OVER’ SAYS WALLACE – as UK leaves nationals behind in Kabul

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‘IT IS OVER,’ Tory defence secretary Ben Wallace admitted yesterday over the UK’s Afghan debacle. He added: ‘It is with deep regret that not everyone...

US FORCES WILL NOT ENGAGE IN UKRAINE! says President Biden

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PRESIDENT Biden has assured American lawmakers that US military personnel will not be taking part in the war in Ukraine, and not a single...

3,439 firefighters dead after the 9/11 clean up – Thousands more dying of asbestos...

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US FIREFIGHTERS are dying from asbestos-related diseases as a result of being sent in to clean up after the collapse of the Twin Towers...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

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EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...

LEBANESE REVOLUTION! – masses opposed to all sectarianism

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HUNDREDS of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying...
Youth on the Gaza border with Israel determined to liberate the whole of Palestine

‘We Will Liberate Palestine!’

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THE HAMAS resistance movement says it will not agree to the creation of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip, warning that US President...

Workers Revolutionary League statement – Soviet section of the International Committee of the Fourth...

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STATEMENT of the Workers Revolutionary League – the Soviet section of the International Committee of the Fourth International: During this time we’re facing the new...

30th Anniversary of Red Army’s withdrawal from Afghanistan! Sputnik interview General Gromov

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THE 15th of February marked the 30th anniversary of the pullout of Soviet troops from the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. The Soviet-Afghan War lasted...

Milan cladding blaze on scale of Grenfell!

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A BLAZE on the scale of the Grenfell Tower Fire broke out around 5:30pm local time on Sunday at the Torre dei Moro building...

‘US is warmongering’ – President Maduro

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VENEZUELA President Nicolás Maduro called Donald Trump’s government a ‘gang of extremists’ and blamed the US for his country’s crisis in an interview with...
Palestinian youth battle with Israeli troops and settlers on the West Bank

Ashrawi Denounces New Israeli Settlements Move

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HANAN ASHRAWI, a Member of the PLO Executive Committee, has strongly condemned the so-called Israeli Civil Administration’s decision to grant the approval for the...

Trump Supporter Shot Dead In Portland

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A MAN was shot dead in Portland, Oregon as a large demonstration of supporters of President Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters. The city...

Boycott EuroVision

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‘WITH THE Eurovision Song Contest taking place on Saturday, the year-long campaign to boycott the competition in Israel is ramping up,’ Zoe Lawlor from...

Palestinians ready to break off all relations with the USA and to report Israel...

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ISRAELI Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier pledged to ensure the extension of Israeli sovereignty to the Jewish settlements of the Jordan Valley after US Secretary...

US Was Given Notice Of Attack!

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IRAN’S Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) say none of its missiles were intercepted during Wednesday’s heavy strike that targeted two US bases inside Iraq...

Assange Ecuador Protests

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ECUADORIANS have taken to the streets in the capital Quito against the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the country’s embassy in London. The...